Nestlé Professional invests US$2.5M in its Smithtown factory to enhance recycling and local manufacturing

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé Professional has invested US$2.5 million in its Smithtown factory in New South Wales to bolster local manufacturing and support collaborative product developments, starting with a recyclable Hot Chockee cup. The company says that its Smithtown facility, where popular products like Milo, Nesquik and Nestlé hot chocolate are made and packaged, will now have the capacity to produce…

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KitKat introduces recyclable paper packaging in a pilot test for the brand

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé’s KitKat, one of the world’s most popular confectionery products, is introducing recyclable paper packaging as a pilot test for the brand. According to Nestlé Australia, the recyclable paper packaging will be available for a limited time for its four-finger bar in Australia, across Western Australia, South Australia and Northern Territory. Nestlé will produce more than a quarter…

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Nestlé Dolce Gusto launches new compostable-pod coffee machine

BRAZIL – Nescafé Dolce Gusto has rolled out a hot beverage machine concept pegged as a “coffee shop at home, branded Neo. The system’s proprietary technology and home-compostable pods are dubbed the brand’s “most sustainable system to date.” With the ability to connect the machine to a smartphone, consumers can personalize their coffee preparation at a distance. Neo’s new range…

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McDonald’s, Nestlé, among companies issued with legal notice for plastic waste failures in France

FRANCE – Surfrider Foundation Europe, ClientEarth and Zero Waste France have put “Big Food” corporations – including McDonald’s, Nestlé and Danone – on notice for failing to produce “Duty of Vigilance” plans for managing the impact of plastic waste caused by their products. The coalition (Surfrider Foundation Europe, ClientEarth and Zero Waste France) has issued notice to Nestlé France, Danone,…

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